Today we begin with Vulcan At His Forge, a 1750 painting by Pompeo Batoni.
Mythology provides context for this historical painting by Charles Meynier. Wisdom Defending Youth from the Arrows of Love is the title of this 1810 painting.
A portrait with a show stopper of a name. Erneste Bioche de Misery is by Anne-Louis Girodet de Roucy-Trioson, and dates to 1807.
Mythology provides inspiration for Ariadne and Bacchus, an 1821 work by Antoine-Jean Gros.
And finishing today, this is Countess Anna Ivanova Tolystoya, a 1796 painting by Elizabeth Louise Vigee Le Brun.